EYE ON THE ARCTIC
Global warming has put the once remote and inaccessible Arctic at the centre of world attention. Melting sea ice is rapidly opening up Arctic waters for a new era of navigation and exploitation. It’s also creating a realm of new business opportunities in mining, oil and gas exploration, commercial fishing and tourism. Circumpolar nations are now jostling to stake their own claims on this “New North”. But what does all this mean for people living in the Arctic? How will opening up the North...
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